S. 802 (96th): Peace Corps Act Amendments of 1979


Mar 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 14, 1979 but was never passed by the House.


Frank Church

Senator from Idaho


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to further amend the Peace Corps Act.

Summary (CRS)

6/14/1979--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended) Peace Corps Act Amendments of 1979 - Amends the Peace Corps Act to authorize appropriations for the Peace Corps through fiscal year 1980. Permits ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 1979

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May 14, 1979
Reported by Committee

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Jun 14, 1979
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 802”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3324 (Related)
International Development Cooperation Act of 1979

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 14, 1979

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